Tag: Upcycling

Wildlife area update

We have slowly been turning our yard in front of the garage into an area for our pollinators. It will give them more pollen, nectar, water and shelter choices. It will also get rid of all of the extra grass cutting in this area!… Continue Reading “Wildlife area update”

Mother’s Day weekend And gardening

Every year on Mother’s Day I think of how lucky I am to still have my mom. She was diagnosed with stage 4 inoperable oral cancer 13 years ago. She has had a lot of complications, but I still have her. That’s my favorite… Continue Reading “Mother’s Day weekend And gardening”

No Spend March

We are chugging along with our no spend year. I have spent money on gifts this month (I bought my baby niece some food and not candy for Easter and gifts much deserved to 2 work friends,but that’s it!) Our big money saver is… Continue Reading “No Spend March”

March Update 2018

It’s April!!! That means that we are getting so close to gardening season! March seemed like a blur, but I am always ready for it to pass by and warm weather to appear! So, he’s how the goals are going: 1. Expand the garden–… Continue Reading “March Update 2018”

Snow days in March?!

Between Tuesday and Wednesday, Mother Nature decides to spice up life and throw around 7 inches of snow our way! Just look at the difference between the pollinator area from Sunday to Wednesday! The chickens are not big fans of snowy days, so they… Continue Reading “Snow days in March?!”

Working for the weekend!

The weather was above freezing this weekend! So, that means that we were working! We went out and got a truck load full of compost to start getting the pollinator area ready! (The orange line is where the walkway will be!) We will be… Continue Reading “Working for the weekend!”

No Spend mid-February Update

Last month we were able to put extra money into our savings and are proud of another major achievement! We are now officially car payment free!! Yay!!! I also managed to not spend money on valentines for my students! I used thread and cardstock… Continue Reading “No Spend mid-February Update”

Weekend working!

This beautiful weather awoken our working spirits this weekend. We came out of our hibernation mode for a bit! My cousin is having a baby boy very soon and I made her a homemade gift, along with the wrapping paper that I upcycled from… Continue Reading “Weekend working!”

Not a winner, but still feeling great!

Yesterday I found out that my principal took it upon herself to nominate me for an environmental teaching award. Wow! I couldn’t believe it! Someone actually noticed what all I’m trying to do to spread environmental awareness to a younger generation! It’s my passion!… Continue Reading “Not a winner, but still feeling great!”

Repurposed projects made by the Mr

Let me tell you that my husband is unbelievable at taking items that are unloved and turning them into something unbelievable! Remember that gorgeous garden produce cart that that he made from all repurposed items? Well, he took a few license plates that he… Continue Reading “Repurposed projects made by the Mr”